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tabConf 2023

TABConf: A Premier Bitcoin Community Event

Prepare to delve into the world of TABConf, a groundbreaking event dedicated to fostering the Bitcoin community, providing invaluable education, and empowering developers. This extraordinary gathering is celebrated for its exceptional inclusivity and its origins in genuine grassroots enthusiasm.

The Birth of TABConf

At the heart of TABConf’s success are its visionary founders, Michael Tidwell and Brandon Iglesias. They seized a remarkable opportunity to enrich Bitcoin education within Atlanta’s developer community, envisioning a conference that would not only disseminate knowledge but also serve as a cost-effective, community-driven initiative benefiting Atlanta itself.

In the year 2018, the inaugural TABConf took place at General Assembly, located within the vibrant Ponce City Market. Initially uncertain about the event’s potential, they boldly offered tickets at a mere $10. Astonishingly, within just one week, all 210 tickets were sold, resulting in an overflowing crowd and setting the stage for the future of Bitcoin in Atlanta.

Epic Growth

The fervor surrounding Bitcoin in Atlanta continued to swell, reaching its zenith in 2019 when the conference attracted over 500 attendees. This overwhelming response prompted a move to Georgia State University, where the event evolved to feature four bustling ballrooms, each hosting concurrent talks and panels tailored to attendees’ diverse interests.

Resilience in Challenging Times

Despite the unpredictability of 2020, Michael Tidwell’s unwavering commitment led to TABConf’s triumphant return in 2021. This time, the focus was squarely on the attendees’ needs, the pursuit of knowledge, and the broader Bitcoin development community. Drawing inspiration from the renowned “hacker” conference DEFCON, TABConf introduced its own innovation – the “Villages.” These unique spaces provided a platform for individuals, groups, and communities to curate specialized programming. Additionally, TABConf pledged a portion of ticket sales to support the Bitcoin development community, solidifying its dedication to the cause.

A Bright Future Beckons

The reimagined 2021 edition of TABConf exceeded all expectations, paving the way for an even more spectacular event in 2023. With lightning speed, TABConf is emerging as the ultimate gathering for Bitcoin’s technical elite. Despite its remarkable growth and achievements, it remains firmly rooted in its beginnings, forever bound to the city that nurtured it and fueled by the unwavering passion that defines the essence of TABConf.

Sept 6-9, 2023

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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